What is Section 5?

The RMV's Section 5 Division gets its name from the statutory section number in chapter 90 of the Massachusetts General Laws that deals with "General Registrations," (Dealers, Repairers, Owner-Contractors, Farmers and Transporters). The law is Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 90, Section 5 but is often cited in print as MGL c.90, §5.

Important Information Regarding Financing 1/2014

Dealer Plate Advisory 5/2010

Section 5 Renewal Information

Section 5 Registration Renewal Checklist

In order to complete your renewal, please provide all of the following in the same envelope:

  • The signed Registration Card stamped by your insurance agent
  • The completed Compliance Letter
  • The appropriate fee
  • The completed and signed acknowledgement card

2013 Dealer renewal applications will be mailed no later than 1/16/13.
2013 Owner-Contractor renewal applications will be mailed no later than 4/16/13.
2013 Transporter renewal applications will be mailed no later than 4/16/13.
2013 Farm renewal applications will be mailed no later than 7/16/13.
2013 Repair renewal applications will be mailed no later than 10/15/13.


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